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School --- but I went yesterday! [May. 8th, 2001|09:03 am]
Brad Fitzpatrick
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I don't feel like going to school today, either.
Well, I want to go to music ... that class rules. But I hate my classics section.
Last classics section nobody was talking so our TA got pissed and left the room.
I haven't read this week and haven't done the handout, so why should I go?
So I think I'll go to history I guess (since I never read in that class either)
Then I'll eat with Blythe, then I'll go to music.
I tried to read classics and history last night.... read 3 pages of classics and fell asleep.
I have a history book report due on the 11th. Haven't started the book yet.
I just played with a spreadsheet ... I need a 3.404 average GPA over my next 43 credits (including the 16 this quarter) to get a 3.5 cumulative. I was really hoping mr. spreadsheet would say I only needed a 2.3 or something. That would've been nice.
Or ... I could just not care about hitting 3.5 overall. I didn't care until last week or so when I noticed I already had a 3.53. *sigh*

Update: If I don't go to classics I can't get Thursday's homework. Bleh. I guess I'll ride my bike to campus ... don't feel like taking the bus today.
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[User Picture]From: muerte
2001-05-08 09:22 am (UTC)
Just remember, that piece of paper you get after you graduate will look the same whether you got a 3.5 or a 2.1.
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[User Picture]From: bradfitz
2001-05-08 09:23 am (UTC)
Actually, I think it has a little pretty gold star or something if I get on the Dean's List (getting a 3.5)
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From: (Anonymous)
2001-05-08 10:52 am (UTC)
You get some sort of gold sticker if you graduate (summa/magna) cum laude.
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[User Picture]From: sandy
2001-05-08 11:42 am (UTC)

you can also make your mom happy

Your father graduated with well over a 3.5 and got to wear special cords around his neck. And his degree says that he graduated with honors. If you do not do well in your classes, I will put special cords (of a different kind) around your neck. :)
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[User Picture]From: bradfitz
2001-05-08 03:12 pm (UTC)

Re: you can also make your mom happy

see what I have to put up with, people??? :-)
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[User Picture]From: nder
2001-05-09 01:50 am (UTC)

Re: you can also make your mom happy

pfffft.
graduate however you want, and then gimme 50$- we make you gold star, astronaut, and ex-CIA.
momma be proud then.
:)
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[User Picture]From: idigital
2001-05-09 05:33 am (UTC)

Re: you can also make your mom happy

Dogcowguy is: sick

Hahahaha! Mee tooo!
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[User Picture]From: way2tired
2001-05-08 06:50 pm (UTC)

Re: you can also make your mom happy

You should be damn proud of your son... and don't worry about his grades. I never finished college, I didn't even get as far as Brad. He'll make some stellar bucks when he's ready (if he isn't already ;)
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[User Picture]From: muerte
2001-05-08 11:57 am (UTC)
It should be a purple heart for let school kick your ass so much.
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[User Picture]From: detritus
2001-05-08 09:26 am (UTC)

I went yesterday...

I feel the same way about work.

My goal isn't a good GPA, it's how much hostility can i throw at my boss and keep my job.

Yay.

Stay in school for as long as possible.
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[User Picture]From: aimi
2001-05-09 11:37 am (UTC)

Re: I went yesterday...

*ha ha ha* :D that is soooooo me already!
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[User Picture]From: angelkatt
2001-05-08 10:02 am (UTC)
I tried for a 3.5 but only was able to get a 3.46...close enough i guess..I'm done with school till August...Now thats a relief!!
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[User Picture]From: sararah
2001-05-08 10:04 am (UTC)
I told you that "reading then sleeping" are not a good combination!
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[User Picture]From: idigital
2001-05-09 05:30 am (UTC)

Mr Spreadsheet

Dogcowguy is: sick

Just an interesting fact (that you probably know anyway) about one particular spreadsheet product. Are you sitting comfortably? Then I shall begin...

When Microsoft first developed a spreadsheet (for the Macintosh cos the PC couldn't handle it for memory reasons) they couldn't think of a name. They eventually came up with the name, you guessed it, "Mr Spreadsheet". Then, about a week from the launch they had to abandon the name and call it "Excel" because they were threatened with a lawsuit from a company that made paper spreadsheets called "Mr Spreadsheet".

OK, that's enough talk. I feel sick. I'ma go now.
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